If you want a really small amp, and I mean REALLY small, then there’s a new kid on the block: The Boss Micro Cube Bass RX. The cube family has been around for as long as I can remember, but this new bass-version really has taken it to another level. Roland has posted a video that […]
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Hot off the press! Mark and the Accugroove crew have brought a new range of cabs into the bass world “Eight years in the making, our new MiniGrooves are the first and only tiny, lightweight cabinets that are built for the serious professional.” So says Mark, Accugroove’s CEO, and he’s bigger than me, so I’m […]
Wal is Back – Thanks to no treble for the heads up. The UK Bass manufacturer, known for a very distinctive range of basses, had been working just on back log, but they are now taking new orders again for the first time in a few years. From Wal’s site: After much activity we are […]
TC Electronic have been busy busy again. The latest twist on the TC Electronic Classic450 Bass Amp – it’s called the Staccato’51, developed in conjunction with Rocco Prestia. Rocco is best known for holding down the bass in Tower of Power – a band he joined at 14 – and is a much renowned bassist. Checkout Rocco’s web page […]
September 2009 and Michael Pedulla introduces a new bass, the Nuance, the latest in a long line of basses from the US-based going back to the late 70’s, when Pedulla started making the fretless Buzz Bass . The Nuance was designed as an acounstic instrument, focussing on tonal subtleties. Says Pedulla: It has been fully […]
There was a pointer to this great video of Michael Manring explaining his Zon Bass lurking in the comments to “What I Hate Bass Licks” (a must read post if you haven’t read it already – masterfully written by Steve Uccello. In the video Michael explains how the Zon Hyperbass came about.